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Crested Cranes to enter residential camp for CECAFA Challenge cup

The Uganda Women National football team, the Crested Cranes competed their non -residential training on Monday after 5 days of intensity which culminated in the camp being reduced from 35 players to 27. The head coach Faridah Bulega will now take her players to the FUFA Technical Centre- Njeru for further training ahead CECAFA Women Challenge Cup in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Kunihira Margaret takes on Ritah Nabbossa

The team will travel on Tuesday morning (8am) for the start of the residential camp.

‘I am happy with the input from the players after these five days of training. The residential camp will give the technical team and players another opportunity to keep improving on the fitness levels. We are glad that the league started over the weekend and that gives the players every chance to keep working hard’ said Bulega


Crested Cranes Squad heading to Njeru for residential camp

Goalkeepers: Daisy Nakaziro (Lady Doves), Ruth Aturo (UCU Lady Cardinals), Irene Paska Akiteng (Lady Doves), Vanessa Karungi (she Corporate).

Goalkeeper Akiteng Irene rolls the ball during the training at Lugogo

Defenders: Viola Namuddu (Makerere University), Shadia Nankya (UCU Lady Cardinals), Bridget Nabisaalu (She Corporate),  Marion Amangat (Olila High School), Brendah Stella Musibika (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC ), Eunice Ariokot (Olila High School), Grace Aluka ( Kawempe Muslim SS Ladies FC), Aisha Namukisa (Kampala Queens).


Midfielders: Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC),  Zaina Nandede (Asubo Gafford Ladies), Riticia Nabbosa (Lady Doves), Esther Beatrice Adokole (Asubo Gafford Ladies),  Harriet Nakuba (Kampala Queens), Phiona Nabumba (She Corporate), Amina Nababi (Makerere University), Fauzia Najjemba (Kampala Queens)


Forwards: Hasifa Nassuna (UCU Lady Cardinals), Juliet Nalukenge (Kawempe Muslim), Margret Kunihira (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC), Resty Nanziri (Kampala Queens), Zainah Namuleme (Kampala Queens), Fazila Ikwaput (Lady Doves), Shamirah Nalugya (Kawempe Muslim Ladies FC).

Main Photo: Crested Cranes Coaches L-R; Ayub Khalifa(Second Assistant Coach), Faridah Bulega(Head Coach) and Oliver Mbekeka(Fitness Trainer)